IPL: Kolkata trampled Rajasthan's 'confirmed' playoff ticket, keeping an eye on Mumbai match


KKR Vs RR: Kolkata Knight Riders defeated Rajasthan Royals in the match of IPL 2021 on Thursday. Kolkata won this match by 86 runs and got the Rajasthan team all out for just 85 runs. With this, the expectation of Kolkata reaching the playoffs has increased, even more, now only a miracle can stop Kolkata from reaching the playoffs.

Rajasthan remained helpless in front of the storm of Shivam Mavi

Rajasthan's team needed 172 runs to win this match, but it became difficult for them from the very first over. Yashasvi Jaiswal was out in the very first over and after that, it was as if there was a flurry of wickets. Soon, Rajasthan had dropped 7 wickets for 35 runs.

For Kolkata, Shivam Mavi took 4 wickets, while for Rajasthan, only in the end Rahul Tewatia tried to reach some respectable scores. But he could not succeed much in that and in the end Kolkata all-out Rajasthan for 85 runs.

Kolkata showed in batting

It was looking very difficult to score this time on the pitch, but Shubman Gill showed excellent batting and gave his team a good start. Shubman scored 56 runs, apart from him, Venkatesh Iyer, Rahul Tripathi helped the team to make a big score.

Understand that Kolkata has reached the playoffs

Kolkata's team improved their net runnet with a big win in this match and with this their chances of reaching the playoffs have increased. Now in the match to be held on Friday, Mumbai Indians will have to beat Sunrisers Hyderabad by more than 170 runs. In such a situation, achieving such a goal for Mumbai will not be so easy.

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